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Dirt on Their Skirts: The Story of the Young Women Who Won the World Championship
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Publisher Dial Books for Young Readers
Publication date March 1, 2000
Binding School and Library
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780803720428
ISBN-10 0803720424
Dimensions 0.50 by 9 by 11 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
Original list price $18.99
Other format details juvenile
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Through the tellings of a fictional young girl and based on the memories of the players themselves, the true story of the 1946 AllAmerican Girls Professional Baseball League Championship Game is presented to young baseball fans.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: You had to be really, really good to play in the 1946 championship game between the Racine Belles and the Rockford Peaches. Sitting in the stands, Margaret thrills to every crack of the bat. Someday she hopes to join her heroes like Sophie "the Flash" Kurys and Betty "Moe" Trezza. As the ball hurtles toward the plate, Margaret can almost feel what it would be like to be in that batter's position, arms tensed, bat held high.As we see this historic game in the annals of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League through the eyes of a fictional young girl, Dirt on Their Skirts is a potent reminder that women athletes have inspired young fans throughout the twentieth century. Based on written accounts and on the memories of the players themselves, this exciting story is for all those sandlot sluggers whose hearts beat a little faster whenever they hear the words?"Play ball!"

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9780803720428 | details & prices | 9.00 × 11.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.90 lbs | List price $18.99
About: Margaret experiences the excitement of watching the 1946 championship game of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League as it goes into extra innings.

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